Mujaddara Recipe (Traditional Middle Eastern Rice)

Mujaddara Recipe is a traditional Middle-Eastern rice dish that can also be made with cracked wheat or BUlgar wheat. In combination with lentils and the distinguishing element - the caramelised onions - this dish is also called the Medieval ‘poor man’s dish’ as it requires just a handful of simple ingredients. The only skill or patience that is required is to fry the onions. The onions should be sliced evenly and thinly and the rest comes together very simply.  Serve Mujaddara along with Fattoush ...

Veg Lebanese Mihshi Malfuf Recipe (Stuffed Cabbage Leaves)

Malfuf is basically lebanese stuffed cabbage rolls. The stuffing used for cabbage can vary from vegetarians/non vegetarians. Lebanese Mihshi Malfuf involves rolling cabbage leaves with a stuffing of rice, spices and then stacking them in a cooking pot in layers with garlic in between. Now simmer them on low heat in a sauce made with tomato, onion and spices etc. Serve Veg Lebanese Mihshi Malfuf along with Mujaddara for your weekend dinner with friends and family. If you like this ...

Fatayer Bi Jibneh - Middle Eastern Cheese Pie

Here is a delicious Middle Eastern Cheese Bread also as Fatayer bi Jibneh that is made from freshly yeasted bread which is made from fresh cheese combined along with herbs and peppers to make it delicious.  Akkawi cheese is traditionally used in making Fatayer Bi Jibneh. It is made very similar to homemade chenna (paneer) with addition of salt. Hence in the below recipe we are using homemade chenna/ paneer. Serve the Fatayer bi Jibneh along with Middle Eastern Mezze of Tabbouleh, Hummus, Tzatziki, Baba ...

Aish el Saraya Recipe - Lebanese Bread Pudding | Middle Eastern Dessert

Aish el Saraya Recipe is a mouth watering Lebanese dessert, inspired by one of my Lebanese friend who shared this recipe during my cooking club days in Fontainebleau, France. Aish el Saraya is delectable and light dessert, that is eggless, flavored with Rose Water and Orange Blossom. It makes a perfect dessert that goes very well with Indian Cuisine or in fact the Lebanese food as well.  Serve the Aish el Saraya as an eggless dessert after a meal of Lebanese Fattoush ...

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Menemen Recipe - Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers

Menemen Recipe - Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers is a classic breakfast recipe from Turkey. It is basically an egg scramble that is half cooked with lots of pulpy tangy tomatoes and chilies. We have also added some chopped bell peppers for an extra crunch to the dish. The scramble is made juicy that goes really well with any crusty bread. Serve the Menemen Recipe - Turkish Style Egg Scramble With Bell Peppers along with a freshly baked Focaccia bread, some fresh fruits and a Coffee ...

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Beetroot Hummus Recipe

Beetroot Hummus Recipe is a simple and easy dip to make as an accompaniment to crackers or as a sandwich spread over toasted pieces of bread. You can either use raw beets or roast them in the oven for a better depth of flavour. This recipe uses beets roasted in the oven, blended with cooked chickpeas, garlic, pepper powder, lime juice, salt, tahini paste, basil leaves, olive oil and water. It’s an easy crowd-pleaser, and nutritious all at once. Serve the Beetroot Hummus with Salad. Other recipes ...

Baked Eggplant Stuffed with Red Lentil Hummus Recipe

Baked Eggplant Stuffed with Red Lentil Hummus Recipe is a mouth-watering recipe that you must try for your special meal on weekends. The eggplant/Aubergine is baked in the oven with a good drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper and topped with a delicious red lentil and roasted carrot hummus and finally topped with garlicky Greek yogurt and spicy toasted almond and walnut crumble for the crunch.  Serve the Baked Eggplant with Red Lentil Hummus Recipe along with Couscous Raw Mango Salad ...

Stuffed Tomato With Stir-Fried Quinoa And Feta Recipe

Stuffed Tomato With Stir-Fried Quinoa and feta Recipe is a classic a dish made in Turkey or Iran. This dish is made by scooping the pulp out from the tomatoes and stuffing it with seasoned quinoa to give it an extra flavor to the dish. The tomato is then baked in the oven to keep the flavor intact so that when it is cut open the tomato stays juicy and the stuffing is warm inside. Traditionally the tomatoes in Turkey are stuffed with spicy minced meat, rice, onion, parsley, olive oil, mint, ...

Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe With Lemon And Coriander

The Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe is super simple to make right in your own kitchen. It is a nutritious dip that can be used as a spread. It is made from cooked chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic.  Hummus is a popular food in various local forms throughout the Middle Eastern world. As a spread, dip or a pita filling, classic hummus is both delicious and satisfying. Best of all, it's whipped up in seconds in a blender or food processor. Tahini, or sesame ...

Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus Recipe

The Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus Recipe is a simple and easy way to incorporate proteins, fiber, vitamins and minerals into your diet. Hummus is so common these days that it's almost as close to having street food. But getting the hummus right, with the right flavors and using ingredients from your own kitchen shelf and making do with what is available in the market, makes this recipe different.  Serve the Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus with Spinach Falafels and Homemade ...

Arabian Chicken Mandi Recipe -Yemeni Style Rice & Chicken

Arabian Chicken Mandi is a traditional Yemeni dish and it’s very popular among all the Arab countries. The word 'mandi' comes from the Arabic word nada, meaning 'dew', and reflects the moist ‘dewy’ texture of the meat. The Mandi Masala is a spice mixture made by dry roasting whole spices which give the main flavour to this dish.  Mandi is a delicious combination of rice, chicken and a mixture of spices. Traditionally, Mandi is cooked in a tandoor but this is our version to make ...

Spinach Hummus Recipe

Spinach Hummus Recipe is a wonderful way to add fresh spinach to your hummus. There are different ways to create a hummus other than the classic one with chickpeas. You can as well make it with roasted carrot or bell pepper which will even taste amazing. In this recipe, a combination of spinach leaves and coriander leaves will give the hummus a fresh and herbed flavor. This can be had just with plain vegetables as a healthy starter. Serve the Spinach Hummus Recipe can be had along with pita bread, ...

Muhammara Recipe - Roasted Red Bell Pepper & Walnut Dip

Muhammara Recipe, is a Middle Eastern dip made by pulsing roasted red bell peppers along with walnuts flavoured with some spicy red chilli flakes, sweet jaggery and tangy lemon juice. A velvety and healthy dip that can be served at your parties with Pita bread or pita chips or even with vegetables.  You can also use the Muhammara as a spread for wraps and sandwiches. Serve this Muhammara Recipe along with Whole Wheat Pita Bread Recipe or Homemade Pita Bread Recipe - Quick ...

Lentil Tabbouleh Recipe (Middle Eastern Vegetarian Salad With Lentils)

Lentil Tabbouleh Recipe is a beautiful twisted version incorporating the healthy proteins into the traditional tabbouleh to make Middle Eastern Vegetarian Salad With Lentils. Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern vegetarian salad, made using tomatoes, parsley and mint with a mild drizzle of olive oil. It is served as a part of the mezze in Arabic cuisine. Modern version makes use of bulgur wheat or couscous too. It is very light and refreshing making it a perfect summer salad. Serve Lentil Tabbouleh recipe- ...

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Lebanese Fattoush Salad Recipe

The Lebanese Fattoush Salad is a classic Mediterranean bread and mixed vegetable salad. This salad has toasted pita bread wedges along with mixed greens and crispy vegetables. Greens, herbs and vegetables can vary according to seasonal availability.  Serve Lebanese Fattoush Salad along with Lebanese Style Mujaddara and Creme Caramel Flan for a complete weeknight dinner. Other recipes that you can try are: Sweet Potato & Green Bean Salad Recipe Mixed ...

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Lebanese Style Riz B Haleeb Recipe - Rice Pudding With Pistachios

Lebanese Style Riz B Haleeb Recipe is a Rice Pudding With Pistachios. Rice puddings are a very well known Indian sweet recipe. But other cuisines around the world do also have rice pudding recipes with their personal touch and this rice pudding with pistachio that imparts a unique flavour to the rice pudding is also one of them. Lebanese Style Riz B Haleeb is thick and delicious and made by adding orange blossom water to sweetened rice cooked in milk. Serve Lebanese Style Riz B Haleeb Recipe (Rice ...

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Umm Ali Recipe - Egyptian Dessert Recipe With Puff Pastry

Umm Ali Recipe - Egyptian Dessert Recipe With Puff Pastry is a Egyptian recipe. This recipe is very easy to make and requires baking. You can make the same with croissants if the puff pastry sheet is not available. It is a very popular dessert of Middle East and also easy to make. All it needs is mixing in the nuts, saffron and sugar in hot milk and condensed milk, and baking this milk emulsion on the bits of puff pastry or lined croissants. Serve Umm Ali Recipe warm, as a dessert after a meal ...

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क्लासिक हमस रेसिपी - Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe With Lemon And Coriander

क्लासिक हमस रेसिपी एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसे आप स्नैक के लिए परोस सकते है. यह प्रोटीन से भरपूर रेसिपी है जिसमें काबुली चना का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें टहीनी, ओलिव का तेल, निम्बू का रस, नमक और लहसुन का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है.  क्लासिक हमस रेसिपी के साथ पिटा ब्रेड और ग्रिल्ड चिकन के साथ परोसे। 

Baklava Rolls Recipe - Turkish Sweet Rolls

Baklava is a Middle Eastern sweet/dessert made from phyllo sheets and nuts that are soaked in syrup. If you have the readily available phyllo sheets, you can make these Baklava Rolls in about 30 minutes and have an exquisite dessert for the festive season. You and your family will surely fall in love with this recipe. There is a hint of lemon in the recipe which complements the sweetness in the sugar syrup. Serve these Baklava Rolls at your next house party as a delicious dessert or prepare these ...

Basbousa Recipe - Middle Eastern Semolina Cake

Basbousa is a sweet recipe that is prepared by soaking the semolina based cake in sugar syrup. This semolina cake is an Egyptian and Middle Eastern delicacy that is served during special occasions. Serve Basbousa during a tea party with Qahwa or as a dessert during dinner. If you like this recipe, take a look at more Middle Eastern cuisine recipes Lentil Tabbouleh Recipe (Middle Eastern Vegetarian Salad With Lentils) Middle Eastern Falafel & Hummus Wrap Recipe Baba Ganoush Recipe (Roasted ...

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Quick And Easy Baked Beans Shakshuka Recipe

Baked Beans Shakshuka is yet another version of the very versatile and popular Tunisian breakfast of eggs cooked in a spicy tomato mixture. Originally a dish of Tunisian-Arabic origin, it has been adapted to several other cultures, and rightly so, since it is so easy to tweak and adapt the dish to suit a variety of palates. It makes a great brunch dish, hearty with eggs cooked into the beans, or even a comforting one-pot-meal for weeknight dinners. Serve Baked Beans Shakshuka along with toasted Eggless ...

Lebanese Style Batata Matri Kizbra Recipe - Garlic Coriander Spiced Potatoes

Lebanese Style Batata Matri Kizbra Recipe is a very simple Lebanese dish made by stir frying potatoes in garlic and coriander. Batata is an Arabic word for Potatoes. The potatoes are cut into small cubes and then first fried to a nice crispy texture, then tossed with fried fresh garlic and coriander. If you are conscious about your health and don't want to fry potatoes you can bake them with a drizzle of oil as well and then toss it with the coriander and garlic. Traditionally in the recipe ...

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Khoresht Fesenjan Recipe - Persian Vegetarian Pomegranate Walnut Stew

Khoresht Fesenjan Recipe - Persian Pomegranate Walnut Stew is a perfect, rich and delicious dish for autumn and winters. The combination of walnuts and pomegranate juice in a stew really fascinated me and I wanted to try it out. Once I did, I simply loved the flavors from the walnuts, spices, and the pomegranates. I got inspired by this dish, when I wanted to cook something traditional from the Persian Cuisine. I could not find much of vegetarian, hence decided to substitute the curry ...

Chickpea & Oats Falafel Recipe

The Chickpea Oats Falafel Recipe The traditional recipe is made from chickpeas, but this recipe has an additional healthy twist and that’s by using Saffola Masala Oats. This recipe is also made in Kuzhi Paniyaram pan to pan fry the falafel, making it healthier than the deep fried version. Did You know: Chickpeas make for a very nutritious and healthy diet. It reduces cholesterol, prevents constipation and helps prevent digestive disorders. Chickpeas are rich in potassium, phosphorus, ...

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